Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
339 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017


COZ004-010-013-210545-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0023.170421T0000Z-170422T0000Z/
Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops-
339 PM MDT Thu Apr 20 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
FRIDAY ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Trappers Lake...Highway 40 up to Rabbit Ears
  Pass...I-70 from East Vail to the summit and McClure Pass.

* TIMING...Showers and isolated thunderstorms this afternoon
  becomes more organized and turns to all snow through the evening
  with the passage of a cold front. Snow will then continue at
  times through Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts
  possible, mainly above 9000 feet, with lesser amounts below.

* SNOW LEVEL...Starting around 9,000 feet this evening and
  lowering to mountain bases by Friday morning.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph this
  afternoon and evening, becoming northwest by early Friday
  morning.

* VISIBILITY...Decreasing to less than 1 mile at times in
  moderate to heavy snowfall.

* IMPACTS...Higher elevation roads and highways will be icy and
  snow packed with areas of slushy conditions also expected,
  especially during the overnight hours. Main impacts seen above
  9000 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and/or
blowing snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while
driving.

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